“All Summer in a Day” By Ray Bradbury
Please answer the following questions about setting in your readers/writers notebook (Be sure to write the date and title on each page)
1. What is your favorite place? Why? • 2. Describe a scary place. Why is it scary? • 3. If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be and why? • 4.Describe a place you would never want to go. Why? • 5. How would you feel if it rained every day for seven years? Explain your thinking.
“Venus is a volcanic hot spot” • How many miles does Iduun span? • How would you describe Venus’s climate? • What place on Earth does the author compare Venus to? Why does he make this comparison?
Post-readingDiscuss the following questions with your 12 o’clock partner, then answer them in your Reader’s/Writer’s notebook • How does the setting of the story affect the events that occur? • Why do the children reject Margot’s description of the sun? • What lesson can you learn from how the children behave toward Margot? • What lesson can you learn from how the children feel at the end of the story?